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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Washington on
Q: I’m a father living in Washington State and I pay child support in NY. I need a lawyer should I look for one here or NY?
Marc Andrew Moses
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Marc Andrew Moses
answered on Mar 30, 2018

Short answer: It depends.

You wrote that you needed a lawyer, but didn't give the reason. It depends on what you are trying to accomplish. If you're looking to modify the amount of support or other order, and if the children have been living in New York for at least the last...
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Q: My son lives in Washington St & has a hearing that is scheduled in 10 days that he just found out. Can he call in ?

to the hearing. He filed the petition to Modify Child Support. He can't leave his job or his daughter, whom is has primary custody of now on short notice.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on May 4, 2017

He can of the judge approves it. He should file a motion, ASAP, to appear by phone.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Washington on
Q: What is the best way to approach the fact that my Husband is not disclosing his actual income? Do I bring it up?

For 10 years he has said he didnt have his taxes filed, he produced fake paystubs with bank statements for different periods. He has never complied with LFLR 10. This is a post secondary support that is now a full modification and they are saying it hasnt been 2 years HELP!!! There reallly is a... Read more »

Matthew M Montoya
Matthew M Montoya
answered on Feb 6, 2017

Contact a tax attorney immediately. If you are a low income taxpayer, you can go to a low income taxpayer clinic in your state.

This is very serious and shouldn't be handled by yourself.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Washington on
Q: Can my husband get custody if his ex wife did not set up child support?

My husband pays $600 a month to his ex wife but there is not child support set up or a parenting plan. In a recent visit his oldest son said that my husbands ex uses the child support money to fund her restaurant and not on the kids. Would that count as parental neglect? His daughter (age 5) did... Read more »

Marjorie Simmons
Marjorie Simmons
answered on Jul 6, 2016

Does your husband have a copy of his dissolution decree? Child support obligations are normally addressed in the decree and its attachments. Child support is reasonably used only for supporting children, from socks and other garments to housing and food. A pattern of expenditure showing otherwise... Read more »

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Q: Will my income be included in my live in boyfriend's child support calculation?

I'm looking for info on child support. My live in boyfriend is an attorney, he is no longer practicing law and has no intentions of doing so. He is fully employed, though making less than he did as an attorney, two years ago. He is looking to have his child support updated to reflect his... Read more »

Cheryl L Van Ackeren
Cheryl L Van Ackeren
answered on May 17, 2014

No, your income should not be included in his child support.

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Q: Can my mom tell child support enforcement that she does not want child support from me?

My mom has my daughter and has never received any money from child support. I owe for back support so it is affecting my taxes and income.

Cheryl L Van Ackeren
Cheryl L Van Ackeren
answered on May 17, 2014

You can request that they waive the arrears child support as long as the amount owed is due to your mother and not the state. If the amount is due to the state, then you can request the state waive the arrears. I recommend you speak with a lawyer to help you make the request.

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